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The Trolley Problem

The above youtube clip is a representation of “The Trolley Problem” – a common thought experiment in ethics. I have come across this in a number of law and psychology classes in the past. 132 more words

Psychology

Why I am voting for the Labour Party... and so should you.

A VOTE FOR THE LABOUR PARTY IS MAKING BRITAIN GREAT AGAIN!

“The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom. It grew out of the trade union movement and socialist political parties of the nineteenth century and has been described as a broad church; the party contains a diversity of ideological trends from strongly socialist, to more moderately social democratic”

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Sociology

Madness, Toothpaste and the Two-Percent Problem

Rough guess: between 2-5% of people writing about madness in the media and online know what they’re talking about.  I don’t include myself in that figure, because I’m still developing my thinking and have quite a bit more to learn about the field, but I’m fast getting there.   867 more words

Health

Spouses, money, and social class: the third

Part three in the discussion (part one; part two) on how upbringing and social class can impact your relationships.

Yesterday, I talked about how Michael and I view money differently, likely due to how money was viewed and handled in our childhoods. 483 more words

Culture

Spouses, money, and social class: part deux

Continuing on yesterday’s topic of social class and marriage, let’s talk a little bit about another tricky topic: money.

Usually Michael and I agree on how to spend our money. 406 more words

Culture

More Proof of How Futile the "War On Drugs" Is

I found a story via online last night about how the DEA attends drug money funded sex parties with sex workers. Read the story right here… 189 more words

Blogging

Spouses, money, and social class

Social class is a tricky subject in America. It is one of those topics that can bring conversation to a halt and cause discomfort in mixed company. 346 more words

Culture